Control Systems Engineer
Job ID
40043
Posted
16-Nov-2021
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Engineering/Maintenance
Location(s)
Detroit - Michigan - United States of America

Job Description 

CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions organization is looking for skilled and passionate Control Systems Engineers to join our growing team as we work to power one of the world’s largest online retailers!

We offer competitive pay, benefits packages, wellness programs, and an inclusive, collaborative working environment. Additionally, you will be a part of a global network of professionals supporting client operations across CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions organization where you will have opportunities for career advancement and skill development.   

ABOUT THE ROLE

In this vital leadership role, you will proactively support fulfilment operations across multiple sites within a region, focusing on maximizing equipment reliability and operational performance of equipment like conveyors, sortation systems, scanners, cameras print and apply systems, and SCADA devices and programs.

You will provide formal supervision to individuals within the control systems team, and serve as a second-level escalation support for control systems technician and lead teams across regional sites, providing support to repair all hardware or controls software systems within the facility.

If you do not have experience that meets the qualifications, apply anyway! We want to get to know you and might have a role open that is a better fit!

ROLE RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Manage and troubleshoot material handling equipment control systems, including PLC/PC controllers and industrial networks such as Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, AS-Interface, Profibus, labeling and parcel sortation system, motor control systems, servo drives, frequency drives, and electrical distribution systems.
  • Monitor material handling equipment (MHE) metrics that support MHE systems optimization, and partner with facilities/operations teams to resolve system performance issues, providing analysis and solution across assigned sites. 

·         Conduct failure analysis and incident review processes, implement process improvements and/or retraining to avoid future incidents.

·         Assist with skill assessments for the technical positions within the Reliability, Maintenance, and Engineering (RME) teams.

·         Conducts readiness audits and technical drills.

·         Develops specifications and assist in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts.

·         Coordinate technical resources to support commissioning, training, and (IQOQ) installation qualification, operational qualification and performance qualification for new and existing facilities.

·         Contribute to knowledge base through development of policies, procedures, and standard work documents.

·         Perform reliability analysis of the maintenance program by performing in-depth root cause analysis (RCA).

·         Partner will original equipment manufacturers (OEM), vendors, and business stakeholders to design, develop, and implement solutions that will optimize equipment performance.

·         Supervise individuals on the control systems team by providing training, coaching, and formal oversight for their career development and growth.



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·         Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and/or 5+ years of relevant working experience and/or training.

·         Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls, and environmental regulations, including safety regulations.

·         Advanced computer skills including with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

·         Ability to travel up to 70% of the time to various sites within your assigned region.

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS

·         Ability to use work order systems.

·         Experience with creating automated alarms, reports and KPI metrics for plant management.

·         Experience with creating HMI for operational equipment configuration and settings.

·         4+ years Allen Bradley PLC programming experience using RSLogix 5000 and RSLinx experience with at least two full cycle of PLC ladder logic code design, development and testing.

·         Strong knowledge in project development methodology and clear verbal and written communication skills.

·         Proven project management ability to manage several concurrent projects successfully.

CBRE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

·         Highly competitive base pay and retirement program.

·         Comprehensive medical, dental, and disAbility benefits programs.

·         Health and wellness programs.

·         An inclusive culture that prioritizes employee growth, skill development, and career advancement.

ABOUT CBRE GLOBAL WORKPLACE SOLUTIONS

Grounded in our mission to provide world-class service to clients around the globe, we believe that every place of work can be a competitive advantage for our clients. Productivity, reliability, engagement, safety, and brand – the workplace enables business results.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.